December 9, 2013

Davie County EDC Launches Job Creation Initiative ~ “Together we are Davie”

The Davie County Economic Development Commission (DCEDC) launched the public phase of its first ever capital campaign with a kick-off breakfast at WinMock at Kinderton in Bermuda Run. Campaign chairman Dr. John McConnell, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center CEO, hosted the event and delivered the keynote address. McConnell spoke of the absolute necessity of communities working together to advance economic development and taking ownership in determining their prosperity. Earlier this year the DCEDC set a goal to raise $1,000,000 over the next five years to implement a strategic plan to create jobs and grow the local economy. DCEDC president Terry […]
December 5, 2013

WXII 12 News to Celebrate Davie County with Live Television Broadcast all day Wednesday, December 11th!

Davie County Come Together!   We need you in downtown Mocksville next Wednesday, December 11th.  Think of it as being a part of the crowd on the Today Show. The #1 television news channel of the Piedmont Triad, WXII News, will be broadcasting live from Main Street near Depot Street in Downtown Mocksville starting at 5am-7am, Noon-1pm, and 5-6:30pm.  Everyone in Davie County is invited to join in, meet the WXII12 team, and have some fun!!! There will be plenty of live festivities, singers, and musicians to help celebrate the holidays next to the gorgeous 80-year-old oak trees in downtown Mocksville! Celebrate […]
December 3, 2013

Festive Spirit Takes Center Stage With Holiday Home Tour and Art Boutique

Need a little inspiration for your holiday decorating this year? Searching for gift ideas for that special someone? Then you don’t want to miss the Davie County Arts Council Holiday Home Tour & Art Boutique slated for Saturday, December 7 in Historic Mocksville. From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, the gracious owners of eight of Historic Mocksville’s most storied homes will open their doors so visitors can see how they’ve been decked out in the spirit of the season. The tours begin at the Brock Performing Arts Center, with on-site transportation departing to each home every fifteen minutes. But the […]
November 27, 2013

“iShopDavie Days” Puts Local Businesses In The Holiday Spotlight

Everyone loves a great deal during the holiday shopping season, and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce has come up with one that truly can be described as the gift that keeps on giving. iShopDavie Days November 29 – December 1 At its first meeting this November, the Davie County Board of Commissioners announced it was officially designating the three days immediately following Thanksgiving this year—November 29 through December 1—as “iShopDavie Days.” The goal of the program? To encourage all Davie County residents to do their shopping at Davie County businesses during that period. Given the headaches involved with traveling […]
November 20, 2013

“Twas the Night Before” Bed Race Kicks off 2013 Hometown Holiday Celebration

No one’s sure exactly when the word “bedroll” entered the English lexicon, but it definitely will take on a whole new meaning on Friday, November 22 in Historic Downtown Mocksville as intrepid teams from across Davie County and beyond take part in the 2nd annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. The zany competition is a warmup for the main event: the annual Hometown Christmas Parade to be held the next day starting at 2:00 PM. New This Year ~ Kids Superhero Race Kids can join the fun this year with the Kids Superhero Race.   Kids ages 5/6, 7/8 […]
November 13, 2013

America Recycles Day Event ~ Friday, November 15

Join us for the America Recycles Day event at Junker’s Mill, 105 S Salisbury Street in historic downtown Mocksville this Friday, November 15th from 12 pm until 2 pm.  The event is being sponsored by the Mocksville Woman’s Club and the town of Mocksville. More than a celebration, America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States.  One day to inform and educate.  One day to get our neighbors, friends and community leaders excited about what can be accomplished when we all work together.  One day to make recycling […]
October 28, 2013

Another Davie County Business is Expanding – Trailers of the East Coast

Thanks to a loyal customer base, business is growing at Trailers of the East Coast and they are expanding to better meet customers’ needs.  Trailers of the East Coast is adding 80,000 square feet (2 acres) to their location adjacent to Interstate 40 in Mocksville, NC bringing the total space to 10 acres. Expanding for a better shopping experience Trailers of the East Coast stocks hundreds of dump and utility trailers, horse and stock trailers, open and enclosed cargo trailers, car haulers, toy haulers, vending trailers, trucks and motor homes.  This additional space will help improve the positioning and display […]
October 25, 2013

Experience the Thrill of Flight for Free at Sugar Valley Airport ~ Saturday, October 26th!

The Aviation Center of Sugar Valley Airport, is hosting the annual “Spirit of Aviation: The Next Generation” Fly-in, on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Arrivals will begin at 8:00 a.m. and there will be activities from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., so come early and you won’t miss a thing. Pilots can earn “WINGS” credits There will be engaging activities to entertain and educate both kids and adults. There will be activities for pilots seeking to earn WINGS credits; Mayday 101 taught by Robert Sutherlin and Air Traffic Control will teach more about what happens in the tower. Those who are […]
October 24, 2013

Peachtree Farmer’s Market Open Friday 3 PM to Dusk

Here’s another chance to buy fresh, local and healthy this week!  The Peachtree Farmers Market is open on Friday afternoons from 3 PM until dusk.  The Peachtree Farmer’s Market is located in the town of Bermuda Run at the intersection of Hwy 158 and 801 on the street behind Bojangles. Mocksville Farmer’s Market Going Strong The Mocksville Farmer’s Market on Wednesday had 20 producers participating and a parking lot full of folks buying up produce, breads, honey, mushrooms, pumpkins, apples, and more. A Fresh, Local and Healthy Bounty This writer went home with several bags of goodies including an assortment […]